Asylum-Seekers Left Behind During Corona
The Forum of Refugee and Asylum Seeker Organizations in Israel, in which ACRI is a member, published a report reflecting the dire situation of the asylum seeker population during the COVID-19 crisis. The report details the heightened labor, economic, and social crisis of this particular population, emphasizing the problem of access to health and educational services, and the status of women and children. The Forum makes several suggestions to improve the situation of the asylum seeking community during this time.
Related links: Some 80 Percent of Asylum Seekers in Israel Are Out of Work, Lack Health Insurance, Lee Yaron, Haaretz
The Forum of Refugee and Asylum Seekers Organizations in Israel consists of six human rights organizations working together to advance the rights of asylum seeking populations in Israel through policy advocacy: The Hotline for Refugees and Migrants | | ASSAF – Aid Organization for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Israel | Association for Civil Rights in Israel | Physicians for Human Rights – Israel | | Kav LaOved